Introduction Preface Birth of ANARE Heard Island Macquarie Island: The push south First operational year Early Times Testing Times Breaking the Ice Early Exploration Virgin Territory Spreading Wings Antarctica International A Year to Remember ANARE Life Filling in the Map Why are we there? From Pillar to Post Building and Moving Field Work Living Dangerously Turbulent Times Towards 2000 Changing Culture Science and the Future Appendix Notes Index
Shortlisted, Individual Category, Centre for Australian Cultural Studies National Awards 1997
Tim Bowden is a Sydney broadcaster, radio and television documentary maker, oral historian and author. He hosted the ABC-TV listener and viewer reaction program Backchat(1986- 1994). In 1969 he was the first executive producer of the ABC radio current affairs program PM, before becoming a producer with the ground-breaking television current affairs program This Day Tonight in the early 1970s. For the last 10 years, Tim Bowden has been actively broadcasting, writing and researching Australian activities in Antarctica. He will write and narrate the ANARE Jubilee documentary The Silence Calling planned for 1999.